Not sure if you all have seen my ramblings on the wall, but I've converted! I am now officially a Merida fan (not that I wasn't before, but just recently I've fallen in love with her more than ever before). She's now sixth on my list including Anna and Elsa, and fourth not including them. This kind of came out of nowhere, but lately I'm over the moon about her and I think it's a good time to write one of these articles for her. I've already written one for Aurora, Snow White, Cinderella, Pocahontas, Jasmine, Tiana, Elsa, and Anna, and plan on making one for all of the princesses at some point. Well, I hope you enjoy the article :)
To be quite honest, Merida isn't usually the type of character I like. I'm not someone who praises her for not wanting to get married, I'm not someone who praises her for being proactive, I'm not someone who praises Merida for being "strong". Actually, beginning of the movie Merida has me at borderline dislike. She's rash, passionate, feisty, and more, all things that usually turn me off from characters, though as the movie progresses, she definitely steals my heart. I love Merida's yearning for freedom. Her...